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Yankee takeaways from Friday’s 4-3 win over the Tigers, including Luis Severino’s increased fastball velocity

February 27, 2023; Tampa, Florida, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino (40) throws a pitch during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at George M. Steinbrenner Field. / Kim Clement-USA TODAY Sports

Yankees Lakeland came out on Friday with a 4–3 win over the Tigers.

Here are the takeaways…

1. Both starters started off scoreless in the first inning, retiring the side in order. of Detroit Spencer Turnbull He recorded two strikeouts in the first frame while continuing to work his way back from Tommy John surgery in 2022. to New York, Luis Severino Took the ball for the Yankees and pitched a one-two-three first inning on only seven pitches. The right-handed fastball touched 98 mph in the opening inning of Friday’s contest. Severino pitched four innings, surrendering two hits, no walks and two earned runs while striking out three.

2. In the next three frames, the sides scored runs. of Detroit Eric Haase Dropped out of Severino for the second time this spring. kerry carpenter Added a solo shot in the third inning. for the yankees, a Billy McKinney RBI Single Score carlos narvaez to put the Yankees on the board. In the fourth inning, Isiah Kiner-Falefa New York pulled away with a two-run home run to right-center field.

3. Osvaldo Cabrera Friday started at shortstop for the Yankees and contributed with a double to right field in the fifth inning. After hitting six home runs in 44 games with the big league club in 2022, Cabrera is looking to solidify a role with New York in 2023.

4. The Yankees’ bullpen stepped up to provide effective innings behind Severino. Johnny Brito, James Norwood And matt bowman Combined to allow only one run on four hits with five strikeouts.

5. One after the game is tied in the ninth Andrew Knapp Home run for Detroit, New York leads with RBI single Anthony Siegler to score matt pita, The go-ahead run pushed New York to its second win over Detroit this spring and went 9-6 in Grapefruit League play.


what will happen next

The Yankees will return to Tampa on Saturday for a matinee against the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch is set for 1:05 p.m.



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